“Happiness mainly comes from our own attitude, rather than from external factors.” -Dalai Lama
I’m now convinced that the above quote is true. Let me explain why.
When I was studying for my psychology degree, I came across an interesting module called positive psychology.
It’s a section of the field that looks at the positive side of life, including a scientific study of what makes people happy. So potentially, it would put concerns I already had about pop-psychology, self-help, and spirituality to the test. I immediately signed up.
The idea that happiness comes from our attitude is a popular one. …